Master of Disaster Management – University of Copenhagen

Upcoming Courses

If you do not have enough time to study the entire degree programme, then maybe our selection of intensive or part-time courses has something for you.

More information on intensive courses


Disaster Risk Management - Theory and Application
1 September - 17 October 2014

Shelter and Settlements in Disasters 
6 weeks online + 2 weeks campus
1 September - 24 October 2014

Disaster Response and Recovery
27 October - 18 December 2014

Research Design
12 - 23 January 2015

Disaster Response and Coordination
2 - 27 February 2015

Geo Information in Disaster Situations
2015 dates tba.

Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Methods
2 March - 1 April 2015

Health in Emergencies and Refugee Health
7 weeks online + 2 weeks campus
13 April - 12 June 2015

We asked our graduates...


Who studies the Master of Disaster Management? Where do the graduates work? And what do they think about the programme? To find out more we made an alumni survey.

Read the report

How to apply


• Master's programme:

If you do not need a residence permit you can still apply for the batch that starts in September 2014.

Admission closes in few days, so start your application today and send an e-mail to the Admissions Office ( and inform them that you intend to apply to start in September.

Start your online application here!

Applicants that need a visa to enter and study in Denmark are highly encouraged to apply 1 April.

• Short courses / Online courses:
Application deadlines can be found in the top of each course description.

Start your online application here!

Want to know more?


If you want to know what current or former students think about the programme, then you can contact them via this website.

Ask your question here

Combining studies with your job


The degree can be taken either as a one year full-time programme, or part time over 2-3 years, allowing you to study and work at the same time.
See how it works